Wednesday 29 April 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Noah Hutton and Alicia Morton.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Network 7.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner or Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1987 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Noah Hutton: American noted family, he is the son of actress Debra Winger and actor husband Timothy Hutton.
- Alicia Morton: American actress.
- Knut Børsheim: Norwegian golfer.
- Sara Errani: Italian tennis player.
- Japan's premier Nakasone visits the US.
- Chicago Cubs' Andre Dawson hits for the cycle.
- American Can changes its company name to Primerica Corporation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
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